The Cider House Rules

Homer's heart was not weak. Dr. Larch simply did not want to lose him to the war. Homer knows he can never be with Candy, and goes back to the oprhanage to replace Dr. Larch, who passed away.

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Continuity mistake: When Charlize Theron leaves the orphanage, she lies in the car's back seat because she doesn't feel well. However, she is shown sitting upright as they drive away, but lying down again in the scene after.

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Candy Kendall: He volunteered. Jesus. Nobody volunteers for the Burma run. He said so himself. He just leaves me here. What does he want? He wants me to wait for him? Oh, God he knows me. He knows I'm not good at being alone. This was right. I know this was right.
Homer Wells: You're right. This was right.
Candy Kendall: Yeah.

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Trivia: This film earned Michael Caine his second Oscar for Best Supporting Actor. He won his first for his role in "Hannah and Her Sisters."

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Question: Is it ever revealed why Candy has the abortion? She is in a relationship with the baby's father, they both have jobs, etc. Is it because she doesn't want to raise the baby herself while he's at war?

Answer: She was not married to the baby's father, which would have been an absolute stigma at the time.

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